All Daimler articles – Page 5

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Interview: Daimler China CIO Marc Lampe discusses CRM

    2015-06-09T10:42:00Z

    Greater China CIO Marc Lampe (Photo: Daimler) Marc Lampe moved to Beijing as regional CIO of Daimler’s operations in September of 2013. Before taking charge of the carmaker’s IT operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he was responsible for IT in the German company’s vans segment. ...

  • daimler.qualcomm.automotiveIT
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    Daimler, Qualcomm explore wireless EV charging

    2015-05-26T10:51:03Z

    Daimler has been selling electric versions of its smart fortwo city car since 2012 (Photo: Daimler) Daimler said it has joined forces with Qualcomm Technologies to explore wireless electric-vehicle charging. In the first phase of the new cooperation, the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks will work with Qualcomm ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler completes transition to Siemens NX CAD software

    2015-05-22T11:30:58Z

    Daimler's switch to Siemens NX reflects a desire to integrate all product data with CAD (Photo: Siemens) Daimler has completed a groupwide transition to Siemens NX CAD software, which replaced Dassault Systemes' Catia V5 software across all of the company's divisions. The German car and truck maker said the ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler CIO Gorriz to leave post

    2015-03-25T09:48:03Z

    Gorriz has headed IT at Daimler since 2008 (Photo: Claus Dick) Michael Gorriz is leaving his position as CIO of Daimler to join Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. Gorriz, 55, will succeed 55-year-old Jan Verplancke as group CIO at Standard Chartered. Verplancke is retiring. Gorriz has been in charge ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    automotiveIT Congress: Mercedes-Benz advances multi-channel strategy

    2015-03-19T15:16:30Z

    Mercedes CIO Drakopoulos (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Internet companies such as Amazon can show automakers the way to a better customer-facing digital sales approach, Mercedes-Benz CIO Nikitas Drakopoulos said Thursday. Automakers have to face the challenges that do not only comprise makeovers of web pages but every single ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler still expects to join Google automotive alliance this year

    2015-03-02T11:03:45Z

    Weber cites "intensive" discussions with Google over data privacy (Photo: Daimler) Daimler expects to join Google's Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) this year, as discussions between the German premium car maker and the internet company over automotive data continue. "We will bring Google Auto into the car,  but we ...

  • Daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Detroit auto show: Mercedes, VW target SUV segment

    2015-01-12T04:39:49Z

    Mercedes unveiled a GLE Coupe on the eve of the Detroit auto show (Photo: Arjen Bongard) DETROIT -- Mercedes-Benz will keep renewing its product lineup in coming years, with particular focus on premium SUVs, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said Sunday. Speaking on the eve of the Detroit auto show, ...

  • daimler.ces.automotiveIT
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    CES: Daimler shows self-driving luxury concept

    2015-01-06T12:38:41Z

    Daimler's CES concept car features a variable seating system (Photo: Daimler) Daimler unveiled a fully connected self-driving research vehicle at this year's CES, showing how the German premium car group sees the future of personal mobility in an increasingly urbanized environment. "The single most important luxury goods of the ...

  • automotiveIT Kongress
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    automotiveIT Congress - Hanover

    2014-11-17T18:37:50Z

    Around 500 automotive and IT executives each year attend the Hanover Congress (Photo: Claus Dick) The automotiveIT Group will host its annual Congress during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover March 19, 2015. The event will focus on the new role IT is playing in tomorrow's car industry. It ...

  • ces.automotiveIT
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    CES - Las Vegas

    2014-11-13T13:46:49Z

    (Photo: CES) The International CES, North America's largest consumer electronics show, will have a strong automotive component when it opens January 6. The annual exhibition, which is the first major trade event of the year, will feature two keynote addresses by automaker CEOs, while 10 car companies will have ...

  • ford fields.automotiveIT
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    Ford Motor's Fields to deliver keynote at 2015 CES

    2014-11-11T08:14:28Z

    Ford's Fields (pictured) and Daimler's Zetsche will be top auto-industry speakers at CES 2015 (Photo; Ford) Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields, further increasing the automotive presence at the International CES, will deliver a keynote address at the Las Vegas consumer electronics convention January 6. He will join Daimler CEO ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
    Article

    Handelsblatt Conference: Zetsche cites autonomous potential for trucks

    2014-10-30T12:51:58Z

    MUNICH -- Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said autonomous driving technologies may have even bigger potential for trucks than for passenger cars. "In trucks it's not a nice-to-have, but it's a must," Zetsche told the Handelsblatt Auto Summit. He said autonomously driven trucks can enjoy a 5 percent reduction in fuel ...

  • tesla.automotiveIT
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    Daimler sells stake in Tesla

    2014-10-22T13:32:10Z

    Daimler acquired a 9.1% stake in Tesla in 2009 (Photo: Daimler, Tesla) Daimler has sold its 4 pc stake in Tesla Motors but said the cooperation between the two companies will continue. The German premium car maker, which is using Tesla's battery technology in its new Mercedes B-Class Electric ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's Zetsche to keynote CES 2015

    2014-10-07T11:36:41Z

    Zetsche is pushing autonomous-driving technologies at Daimler. He also spoke at the CES in 2012 (Photo: Daimler) Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, keen to affirm the his car company's connectivity credentials, will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International CES consumer electronics fair in Las Vegas in early January. ...

  • daimler gorriz.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler CIO's personal agenda

    2014-09-30T17:37:07Z

    Daimler's Gorriz says a new and improved customer service offering is very high on his agenda(Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Daimler CIO Michael Gorriz provided some insight into his personal agenda Tuesday, when he told the annual carIT Congress here what the priorities for his department are. "Providing the ...

  • handelsblatt.automotiveIT
    Article

    Handelsblatt Automotive Summit - Munich

    2014-08-15T15:28:30Z

    The Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, which features presentations by several German automaker CEOs, will be held in Munich October 30 and 31. Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche will be among the speakers, as will Opel CEO Thomas Neumann, Volvo Cars chief Hakan Samuelsson and Continental boss ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Infosys, Daimler in data-center partnership

    2014-07-31T18:11:54Z

    Daimler's connected cars rely on information channeled through its data centers (Photo: Daimler) Infosys will manage Daimler's global data centers as part of a multi-year agreement between the Indian IT service provider and the German premium car group. Infosys said in a press release that the agreement covers data ...

  • mercedes pebble
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    Salesforce aims to give "wearables" a corporate boost

    2014-06-24T08:51:04Z

    Mercedes announced a tie-up with the Pebble smart watch company at the CES in January (Photo: Daimler) In a move to speed up the integration of so-called "wearables" in corporate IT systems, Salesforce.com is launching a developer kit specifically targeting the new mobile communications devices. Wearables, which include cloud-connected ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    At CES, a Mercedes connected to "internet of things"

    2014-01-04T15:58:19Z

    Mercedes has signed an agreement with smart watch maker Pebble (Photo: Mercedes) Mercedes-Benz will show at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas how an intelligently networked vehicle becomes part of the internet of things. In the runup to the huge consumer electronics show, the German premium car maker signed ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Mercedes aims for young buyers with new online retail outlet

    2013-12-03T17:18:40Z

    Mercedes wants to capture new, younger customers with its online store (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz, in a bid to sell more cars to younger customers, 0n Tuesday opened its first online store, saying internet sales are an integral part of its sales and marketing strategy. The German premium brand said ...